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Our Team

Mathew

Founder

Mathew is the founder of ABW Medical, and currently serves as Chairman of the Company.  Mathew has a unique background with extensive experience in both medical practice management and corporate business. He has managed a multi-million dollar medical practice, where he deployed the athenaNet software suite, helped grow the practice more than 3 times in revenue and consulted with practices across the country. His corporate business career includes stints as the CEO of Silicon Valley start-up (sold to Avaya), Vice President at Fortune 200, Alcatel-Lucent, and positions at Netscape Communications and Goldman Sachs.

Mathew holds an MBA degree from Stanford Business School and is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate (BA and BS degrees) from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences.

Vijay Dass

Director – Operations / Marketing and Business Development

Vijay Dass is the Director of Operations and he also leads Marketing and Business Development in the interim at ABW Medical. 19+ years of expertise in the RCM industry. Vijay Dass works closely with ABW prospect to assess their needs and co-create a solution to help clients maximize collections with leveraging ABW services. He also manages the operations for ABW across the multiple delivery centers. Prior to his current ABW role, Vijay Dass has analyzed over 1,000 athenahealth tablespaces providing feedback on performance and identifying improvement opportunities over tenure at ABW. Prior to joining ABW, Vijay Dass worked with multiple RCM companies leading Operations/Transitions/Client Engagement roles. Vijay Dass holds a MBA degree Logistics and supply chain management from National Institute of Business Management (NIBM).

JoAnne

Director - Client Services

JoAnne comes with 25 years of Revenue Cycle Management experience and over 10 years of consulting and Client Management experience. JoAnne has worked with several top-tier consulting firms, managing projects, consulting with executives and decision makers, and providing leadership for AR and Revenue Cycle Management Services, including operational improvements, technology selection and implementation, data-driven decision support, staff development and management, vendor management, and leadership mentoring. Having worked as client services manager in Medical Billing, she has successfully orchestrated the provider-vendor relationship, and has a history of successful team building and forging successful collaboration from both sides.

Sam

Business Development Manager

Sam is Business Development Manager at ABW Medical. Prior to joining ABW, Sam worked across the healthcare IT industry, notably for an app startup and multiple EHR companies – including athenahealth.  At athenahealth, Sam was a Channel Partner Development Manager for more than seven years.  In that role, Sam managed athenahealth’s portfolio of consultants who, among other things, assisted athenahealth clients with the RCM tasks (i.e. credentialing) and athenahealth “co-sourcing” tasks (i.e. working hold buckets).  Sam helped bring ABW into the athenahealth partnership program and would often times rely on ABW as his “go-to” partner for any athenahealth billing issues.  Sam has been in healthcare IT for more than 10 years. He holds a MBA from Penn State University and a Bachelor Degree in Information Sciences and Technologies from Penn State University.

Dana

CEO

Dana is CEO of ABW Medical and has been with the company since 2016 when he was brought on as COO to help ABW achieve its mission to make life better for its clients, partners, team members and communities. Dana started his career as a consultant with Accenture where he designed, built and implemented process and technology solutions for Fortune 500 clients. Dana then went on to co-found a 35 person consulting firm where he helped over 300 organizations improve performance by optimizing strategy, operations, organizational design, business process management (BPM), automation and outsourcing (BPO), key performance indicators and technology. Dana has an engineering degree from the University of Texas at Austin and enjoys volunteering his time coaching entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, two daughters and their yellow lab. 

Pradeep

Vice President – Delivery

Pradeep is Vice President – Delivery Services at ABW Medical. Pradeep has over 18 years of revenue cycle management and delivery management experience. Pradeep comes with a strong expertise and proven track record in devising/restructuring and executing client process, project management, process design and implementation. Pradeep’s previous positions include Sr. Manager – Client Partners (Delivery Center) and Project Manager (with a Texas based offshore company). He holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Madras.

Benjamin

Client Success

Ben is a Client Success Manager at ABW Medical. Prior to joining ABW, Ben worked at a large athenahealth enterprise client for three years as a Systems Administrator, where he trained RCM staff on how to use the athenahealth Platform (specializing in Collector and Payer Enrollment) as well as developing workflows for optimization of athenahealth that best suited the practice needs. He comes with 16 years of RCM experience, spanning a wide variety of specialties, and a Bachelor degree in Health Administration.

Karen

Client Success

Karen is a Client Success Manager at ABW Medical.  Prior to ABW, Karen managed the billing and collections departments and ran the RCM process at two enterprise athenahealth clients in Boston, MA and in New Hampshire.  Karen was a part of one of the initial clients of ABW Medical in 2012.  Earlier in her career, Karen was Vice President at Textron Financial Services and ran the Northeast CBO at Concentra Health Services where she won the CBO of the Year award among 14 CBOs across the US.

Nneka

Client Success

Nneka is a Client Success Manager at ABW Medical. Prior to joining ABW, Nneka spent 7 years at athenahealth, most recently running a team of was a Account Managers; Small Group Clients, MSO’s and FQHC’s helping clients to maximum their revenue and workflow within athenaNet. Nneka has an extensive background in the Workers’ Compensation field as she was an Adjuster for over 11 years handling various claims in different states. Nneka is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree in Accounting at University of Maine.

Testimonials

I am very, very grateful and don't know what we would have done without ABW

 
Dr. I.H.
Cardiology

You guys are GREAT! I really appreciate all your work.

 
Dr. Floyd R.
Internal Medicine

Now, even I am impressed! If we can keep up this level of collections on an ongoing basis, by making other improvements, and do a few other things to increase revenues, we may have a profitable practice next year. Matt, you(ABW) are a savior. And you can quote me on that.

 
Dr. Floyd R.
Internal Medicine, Clinical Faculty, Harvard and CU Medical Schools

I'm really thankful for you and your vision . Hope is powerful to both patients and doctors alike. In a very real sense, I submit to being your patient. And I have hope.

 
Dr. Valerie B
Surgeon

Thank you! This is working out beautifully and we really appreciate your (Time-of-Service system). Speak with you soon and please continue to advise of any issues. Thank you again!

 
Cris K – Manager
Five Physician Pediatrics Practice

God Bless ABW. You guys saved my practice

 
Dr. Linda M
Gastroenterology

Mathew's combination of business acumen and practice management experience is extremely unique. ABW and his expertise has greatly enhanced our practice.

 
Dr. Tony M
Neurology/Sleep

Thank you very much for going the extra-mile and for your excellent teamwork with athena. You have really helped me and my practice.

 
Bee K, MD
Internal Medicine